Meet 5 more 2016 Future 40 winners
CBC Saskatchewan is unveiling 2016's winners all week long on radio, TV and online
An innovative pharmacist, a stellar digital citizen, an altruistic lawyer, a pioneering mental health advocate, a sky-gazing photographer and a powwow princess make up this group of winners!
From Monday to Thursday, March 14-17, CBC Saskatchewan is announcing five winners each morning and evening.
With this latest group, we've now revealed 32 winners.
Listen to Saskatoon Morning with Leisha Grebinski on 94.1 FM in Saskatoon and The Morning Editionwith Sheila Coles on 102.5 FM in Regina and 540 AM across the province each morning to hear about a fresh group of winners. Then, tune in to CBC Saskatchewan News with Jill Morgan each evening at 6 p.m. CST for another five winners, announced on television.
The winning submissions below were written by nominators.
Here are 5 more Future 40 winners of 2016:
Jeff, a pharmacist and health technology entrepreneur, is passionate about creating innovative solutions in the health-care community. Jeff co-founded MobiCare Health, a mobile platform designed for the Alzheimer's caregivers that was acquired in 2013.
Currently, Jeff and his co-founding team are growing the reach of PatientPrep, a digital health platform designed to improve physician productivity by engaging patients with condition-specific medical templates prior to an appointment.
Jeff and his team are now working with some of North America's most innovative health tech companies as the first Saskatchewan-based venture to be selected to take part in Blueprint Health accelerator out of New York City.
Jeff has spearheaded several pharmacy advocacy initiatives, most notably as national president of the 3,500-member Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns, and as a member of the National Blueprint for Pharmacy steering committee.
Ryan Wunsch, 39, of Leader, Sask., is a visual advocate for Saskatchewan through photographs that strike a chord with nearly all who see them.
A celebrated and mainstream fixture on multiple channels, Ryan's ability to capture quintessential Saskatchewan imagery through his lens has led him to become one of the province's leading landscape photographers.
Awe-inspiring images of feature subjects range from summer storms and prairie landscapes, to aurora borealis, starry skies and abandoned relics. By capturing the Prairies' beauty and spirit, passion for his craft is evident with inspiring photos, which commonly go viral.
Ryan is active online, with tens of thousands of people over multiple networks who make up his impressive and loyal following. Thanks to many features, profiles and sharing of his work by major publications such as Huffington Post, Canadian Geographic and National Geographic, his work celebrates and creates positive perceptions of Saskatchewan, putting the province on the map internationally.
Touch base with Ryan on Twitter at @ryanwunsch.
Category: Community/Social Activism/Volunteerism
Candice Grant is a Saskatoon lawyer who's committed to giving back to her community.
Candice is the chair of the Saskatoon Library Board and is tasked with providing feedback on its budget and initiatives to increase membership, along with modernizing the collection and branches.
Candice is past chair of the board of directors for CHEP Good Food Inc. Candice's work with CHEP mirrored her passion to help improve access to good food and promote food security in our community.
Under her direction, CHEP made the move to Station 20 West adding to the many benefits offered at that location. She also influenced programs such as community gardens and the collective kitchen program in Saskatoon.
Candice's commitment to volunteerism extends beyond the library and CHEP. She has been a big sister with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Saskatoon, is the chair of the school community council at Dundonald School and is chair of the Meewasin Valley appeal board.
Joanna Sanders is an accomplished educator and an innovative educational leader with a passion for integrating technology into the classroom to engage students to think and work together in new ways.
Currently serving as the digital fluency consultant for the Ministry of Education, she was a French immersion teacher with Regina public schools prior to joining government.
Since joining the ministry in 2013, Joanna has led a number of important provincial education initiatives, including helping to address cyberbullying through the introduction of digital citizenship education for all K-12 students as well as leading the organization in November 2015 of the first ever virtual anti-bullying youth forum for over 9,000 Saskatchewan students in grades 6 to 12.
Follow Joanna on Twitter @MmeSanders.
Kyle Moffatt is a young entrepreneur who has used his personal tragedy to advocate for mental health changes in our province. After losing his father Wade to suicide last summer, Kyle first launched Project Y.A.N.A. (You Are Not Alone) as a forum for positive messaging, and is planning to expand this in the spring.
He has met with every political party provincially, and several federally to push for changes in mental health care delivery models. He has partnered with CMHA Saskatchewan to launch the inaugural Wade Moffatt Memorial Gala, raising funds for Friends for Life, a suicide prevention program.
He has opened up publicly, in every possible forum, to draw forward conversations about stigma, services and treatments for mental health patients and their families, all the while running Postcard Portables, the family business his father left behind, and raising his own young family.
Kyle is a young man making a difference in his community and in his province.
Category: CBC Bright Light
Jordynn Delorme is a 17-year-old Plains Cree woman from the Cowessess First Nation.
Jordynn is a jingle dress powwow dancer and was the Cowessess Senior Powwow Princess in the summer of 2013.
That same summer, she had the chance to train Camille Munro, who is Miss World Canada 2013.
Jordynn believes that with so many aboriginal youth who are going down destructive paths with drugs, alcohol and not finishing their education, she needs to be an example for her community. She wants to be a role model for other aboriginal youth by showing them that you can have a positive lifestyle by living drug- and alcohol-free.
Jordynn feels that there are so many opportunities that life gives you that you should be prepared for it. She is currently in Grade 12 at Sheldon-Williams Collegiate in Regina.
After completing high school, Jordynn plans to pursue her post-secondary education and obtain a degree in law.
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